The Westing Game is a mystery masterpiece. It has a twisting plot and many characters. Most of the characters live in Sunset Towers. The key to the game (the story) is who is the Westing Heir. The characters work in pairs to use clues from Samuel Westing's will to try to find out if he or she is the Westing heir. The characters' jobs or interests help them with the game. You will be surprised how good this story is! See if you can beat The Westing Game.
Born to Sol and Margaret Raskin was a beautiful little girl.The day was March 13,1928.the beautiful little girl's name was Ellen.She was bornand raised in Milwaukee,Wisconsin.
While she was growing up, she discovered that she was growing up in the depression era. There were also happy times for Ellen.Every year,her family had a picnic and about fifty relatives came.the picnic was held up or down Lake Michigan. Her relatives described her with straight, dark hair and didn't tap-dance very well.
In 1945,Ellen was seventeen. At that time, she was ready to enter college.she entered the university of Wisconsin-Madison. She had a major interest in journalism. Later that year, she visited the Chicago art Institute. Returning to university,she changed her major to Fine Arts classes.
Though the years, she wrote, illustrated, and desingned many children's books. She began writing in 1966.In 1978, she received the Boston Globe-Horn book Best Fiction Award for The Westing Game. Then in 1979,she won the Newbery Medal for this same book.Raskin's favorite book was Figgs and Phantoms which also won a Newbery Medal in 1975. Three more book's she wrote were Nothing Ever Happens On My Back, Twenty-two, Twenty-three, and finally Spectacles.
Ellen raskin married a man named Dennis Flanagan.They had a daughter named Susan. Susan changed her last name to Metcalf on August 1,1960 when she was married. Twenty-four years later on August 8, 1984, Ellen passed away because of problems of connective-tissue disease.